May FY2020

News Releases (in provisional translation)

May 29, 2020
Industrial Technology Vision 2020 Compiled
May 29, 2020
Third Edition of the White Paper on Open Innovation Compiled
May 29, 2020
Guidelines on Performance Evaluation of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles Developed
May 29, 2020
R&D and Innovation Subcommittee Compiles its Interim Report 2020 Titled “Toward Creation of Innovations as a Source for Generating Value from Future Demands”
May 29, 2020
“Guidelines for Improvement of Working Conditions and Reducing Overtime Work through Cooperation between Consignors and Transportation Businesses in the Distribution Industry Involving Paper and Pulp (in the Field of Paper and Paperboard)” Formulated
May 29, 2020
“Guidelines for Improvement of Working Conditions and Reducing Overtime Work through Cooperation between Consignors and Transportation Businesses in the Distribution Industry Involving Paper and Pulp (in the Field of Household Paper)” Formulated
May 29, 2020
Surfactants to Help Removal of Coronavirus from Surfaces (Second Announcement)
May 29, 2020
FY2019 Measures to Promote Manufacturing Technology (White Paper on Monodzukuri 2020) Released
May 28, 2020
Super Creators Certified under Exploratory IT Human Resources Project
May 28, 2020
Report on Trends in Regional Economies and Industries in March 2020 Compiled
May 27, 2020
Additional Sites for Supporting Filing Requests for the Subsidy Program for Sustaining Businesses to Open
May 27, 2020
Results of the 49th Basic Survey on Overseas Business Activities (July 2019 Survey) Compiled
May 27, 2020
Results Compiled for the Electricity Supply and Demand for the Winter of FY2019 as well as Outlook and Measures for Electricity Supply and Demand for the Summer of FY2020
May 27, 2020
Acceptance of Applications Starts for Subsidies under the Subsidy Project of the Japan Content Localization and Distribution Live Entertainment (Subsidy Project J-LODlive)
May 26, 2020
“2019 Knowledge Collection of the Project for Dispatching IP Strategy Designers to Universities - Toward Creation of Innovations from Unknown IP of Universities -” Released
May 26, 2020
Materials Concerning Approaches to Enhancing Proper Mold Management Released
May 25, 2020
The 2020 Report on Compliance by Major Trading Partners with Trade Agreements (WTO, FTA/EPA and IIA) and the METI Priorities Based on the 2020 Report Released
May 22, 2020
Notice to Shareholders
May 22, 2020
Package of Measures for Supporting Businesses in Resuming their Business Operation Formulated
May 22, 2020
Circular Economy Vision 2020 Compiled
May 22, 2020
Cabinet Decision on the Cabinet Order for the Partial Revision of the Order for Enforcement of the Act on Prohibition of Chemical Weapons and Control, etc. of Specific Chemicals
May 22, 2020
Surfactants to Help Removal of Coronavirus from Surfaces (First Announcement)
May 21, 2020
Measure for Supporting Organizations in Advancing Research and Development of Technologies for Addressing the Novel Coronaviruses Disease and Other Infectious Diseases Starts
May 21, 2020
The Round-Table Panel for the Post 2020 Infrastructure Systems Export Strategy Compiles Interim Report (Electricity and Energy)
May 20, 2020
New Establishment and Revision of the Japanese Industrial Standards (JIS) (May 2020)
May 18, 2020
Additional Sites for Supporting Filing Requests for the Subsidy Program for Sustaining Businesses to Open
May 18, 2020
METI Minister Kajiyama Holds Meeting with H.E. Mr. Simon Birmingham, Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment, Australia, via Video Conference
May 18, 2020
Circular Economy and Resource Circulation for Plastics Finance Study Group will be Held
May 15, 2020
Report on Large-scale CCS Demonstration Project Compiled
May 15, 2020
METI Minister Kajiyama Attends Second G20 Trade and Investment Ministerial Meeting via Video Conference
May 15, 2020
Report Compiled on Results of Survey on University-Oriented Venture Businesses and Collection of Case Examples of Leading University-Oriented Venture Businesses’ Efforts for Team Building
May 15, 2020
Partial Revision of Act on Facilitation of Information Processing (Act No. 67 of 2019) Comes into Force
May 13, 2020
Additional Sites for Supporting Filing Requests for the Subsidy Program for Sustaining Businesses to Open
May 13, 2020
Thirtieth Round of Negotiations for Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP)
May 12, 2020
The Subcommittee on Business Discussions on Autonomous Driving Technologies Compiles “Progress report on efforts to support the development of autonomous driving technologies and create adequate policies version 4.0 ”
May 11, 2020
The JPO Acquires Patent Right for System for Searching Patent Documents
May 11, 2020
Sites for Supporting Filing Requests for the Subsidy Program for Sustaining Businesses to Open
May 8, 2020
Change in the Method of Calculating the Amount of Subsidies to be Paid to Companies under the “Subsidy Program for Sustaining Businesses”
May 8, 2020
Third AI Edge Contest to be Held
May 8, 2020
Review of the End User List
May 7, 2020
New International Standard for Partially-Automated Lane-Change Systems proposed by Japan was issued
May 5, 2020
APEC Ministers Responsible for Trade Issue Joint Statement on COVID-19
May 4, 2020
Expo 2020 Dubai opening postponed to October 2021
May 1, 2020
Convenience Store Chains Compile Reports on Progress of Action Plans
May 1, 2020
Japan-led New International Standard for Safety of Large-scale stationary Electrical Energy Storage Systems Issued
May 1, 2020
Private Financial Institutions Start Provision of Substantially Interest-free Funds without Requiring Collateral
May 1, 2020
Announcement of Information on Consultation Counters for the Subsidy Program for Sustaining Businesses
May 1, 2020
METI State Minister Makihara Participates in Extraordinary G20 Digital Economy Ministerial Meeting via Video Conference
May 1, 2020
METI Minister Kajiyama Holds Meeting with H.E. Mr. Chan Chun Sing, Minister for Trade and Industry, Singapore, via Video Conference
May 1, 2020
Announcement of Progress in Evaluating the Effectiveness of Sterilization Methods for Novel Coronavirus Disease
May 1, 2020
Call to Open for Applicants to Lead the Project for Research and Development of Enhanced Infrastructures for Post 5G Information Communication Systems
May 1, 2020
Businesses Determined to which METI Commissions “FY2020 Project for Enhancing Systems of Remote Heath Consultation Services under the Supplementary Budget”
May 1, 2020
Acceptance of Requests for Subsidy Program for Sustaining Businesses Starts